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Balance in the Eye of the Editor

Balance in the Eye of the Editor

Will Gore, the deputy managing editor of The Independent, weighs in on journalistic balance. It was prompted by a headline error (since corrected) and a Dave Brown cartoon (of which a formal complaint to the UK Press Complaints Commission was filed and dismissed). Gore adds, almost as a throwaway ending: There will always be those

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UK Press Regulator Appoints Former Ambassador to Israel

The full 12-member board of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso), which is replacing the Press Complaints Commission, has been announced. On more than one occasion, HonestReporting has dealt with the PCC on matters pertaining to the UK media’s coverage of Israel and we await the formation of its successor organization with interest. Perhaps most eye-catching

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Sunday Times in Damage Control Over Offensive Cartoon

The Sunday Times is catching a lot of flack for cartoonist Gerald Scarfe’s take on the Israeli elections. As HonestReporting explained yesterday, the imagery’s odious enough; publishing it on Holocaust Memorial Day was even more offensive. The paper’s damage control didn’t start off on the right foot. A Sunday Times spokesman in contact with Algemeiner

The Globe & Mail’s Capital Offense

It annoys the heck out of me when newspapers (in this case, the Globe & Mail) drop Tel Aviv’s name as if it were Israel’s capital city. Tel Aviv, however, remains deeply wary of the Egyptian president, and the Brotherhood’s true plans. It’s another example of Big Media underhandedly using Tel Aviv (instead of Jerusalem)

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